Time Capsule Photo Contest!

Time capsule photo contest (1)The City of Ottawa will be assembling a time capsule that will be opened by Ottawa residents in 50 years time, when Canada will be celebrating its 200th anniversary. For Somerset Ward, I would like our contribution to be 17 black and white photos that are representative of the Ward’s diversity and vibrant urban character. To that end, I am inviting residents to participate in a photo contest!

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Current Planning Applications: Share your Thoughts!

517 Gladstone Site Plan Control

What’s Happening?

A Site Plan Control (D07-12-17-0094) application for the construction of a three storey stacked townhouse development comprising of eighteen units.


Minor variance request for rear and side-yard setbacks and landscaping requirements to the Committee of Adjustment on October 4th, 2017.

Public Comment Period: Comment Period in Progress.

For More Information or to Make a Comment:

Simon Deiaco, Development Review Planner

City of Ottawa
Email: Simon.Deiaco@ottawa.ca
Tel: 613-580-2424 x15641
Fax: 613-560-6006

517 Gladstone

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New Cycle Tracks Coming to Booth Street Bridge

I am happy to report that a design solution has been confirmed that will improve connectivity and cycling safety on Booth Street between Albert Street and the intersection of the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway.

Below are functional design renderings of the future Booth Street solution. These renderings are subject to change once the detailed design phase commences.

Booth Street_South

This functional design solution, which features a mix of cycle tracks and bike lanes along Booth Street, will provide safe cycling connectivity within this important active transportation corridor to many current and future amenities in this area, including:

  • Future Confederation Line Pimisi station
  • Bike paths between Ottawa and Gatineau
  • Canadian War Museum and Holocaust Memorial
  • Future developments in the vicinity, including LeBreton Flats and Zibi

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